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Airbus delivers the 800th A330/A340 Family aircraft and increases further production

14 March 2007 Press Release

Wednesday March 14th, 2007 marked an important milestone for Airbus' A330/A340 family of aircraft when the 800th model of the Family was delivered to Qatar Airways.

The A330-200 long range jetliner was delivered to Qatar Airways in a brief ceremony at Airbus' Toulouse delivery cent...

Airbus continues Power 8 Dialogue with ECA

14 March 2007 Press Release

As announced during the previous meeting on February 28th, the Airbus Management team, led by Louis Gallois, President and CEO, and Fabrice Brégier, Chief Operating Officer, met again with the European Committee of Airbus (ECA) on Wednesday March 14th.



In order to further strengthen the d...

Cebu Pacific goes for twenty more A320 aircraft

13 March 2007 Press Release

Cebu Pacific, the Philippines' low fare leader, has signed a contract for the purchase of ten more A320 aircraft, with options on five aircraft and purchase rights on a further five aircraft. The airline placed an initial order for 12 A320 Family aircraft in September 2004, with the last one of...

A380 first touchdown in the United States as part of commercial Route Proving

A380 first touchdown in the United States as part of commercial Route Proving
12 March 2007 Press Release

Two A380s will fly into two US destinations on 19th March, allowing both the East and West Coasts of North America to simultaneously welcome the world's largest commercial airliner, which is also the most technically advanced and environmentally friendly civil aircraft in the skies.

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Finnair, first airline to sign firm contract for the A350XWB

Finnair, first airline to sign firm contract for the A350XWB
8 March 2007 Press Release

Finnair today signed a firm contract for eleven A350XWBs as well as seven additional long-range aircraft (a mix of A340-300s and A330s). It is the first airline to convert its order for nine of the initial A350, placed in December 2005, into the new A350XWB, and to simultaneously increase the number...

Power8 prepares way for "New Airbus"

Power8 prepares way for "New Airbus"
28 February 2007 Press Release

Following the unanimous approval by the EADS Board of Directors on Monday, Airbus today presented the details of its Power8 restructuring plan to the Airbus European Works Council and announced the creation of a new industrial and operating structure for the Company.

Power8 will enable Ai...

British Airways acquires four more Airbus A320s

21 February 2007 Press Release

British Airways announced on 21st February that it has placed a firm order for four more Airbus A320 aircraft. The new order brings the total number of Airbus aircraft in operation in the British Airways fleet to 66, with 14 on firm order. This latest order reaffirms the commitment to the A320 Famil...

Communication on Power 8

19 February 2007 Press Release

Yesterday evening, February 18

Leasing company CIT opts for more Airbus long-range and single-aisle aircraft

15 February 2007 Press Release

CIT Group Inc. (NYSE CIT) signed a firm contract with Airbus in December 2006 for five long range A330 widebodies, as well as ten A320 Family aircraft. The repeat order by this leading provider of commercial and consumer financing solutions underlines strong demand for the Airbus wide-body long-rang...

More than 3,000 aircraft needed on the Chinese Mainland in next 20 years

14 February 2007 Press Release

Airbus forecasts that the Chinese Mainland will need more than 3,000 passenger aircraft and freighters from 2006 to 2025, including some 2,050 single aisle aircraft, nearly 600 small twin-aisle aircraft, over 200 intermediate twin-aisle aircraft and 180 very large aircraft. Some 2,650 passenger airc...

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